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Quito Photo 8

Quito

July 1st 2009
The first place we visited in Equador was Quito. Initially we planned to stay there for nearly two weeks to complete our Spanish course. However, we changed our plans after we had been robbed. That happened about 10 p.m. in the center of the ´gringolandia´. Three guys jumped on us and grabbed Anna´s bag. There were too quick too catch them. Standbyers did not react when whe shouted for help. ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Quito

Ecuadorian Flag The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
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